NABU interrogated First Deputy Chairman of "Block of Petro Poroshenko" Igor Kononenko, NV reports.
Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau Artem Sytnik said that Kononenko was interrogated upon the case of the fugitive deputy Alexander Onyshchenko on bribes for voting in the Verkhovna Rada.
"The case is conducted on the basis of the correspondence that Onishchenko gave to the media after the appeal of journalist Dmitry Gnap. NABU detectives check the authenticity of Onishchenko's correspondence and interrogate the deputies. All other cases concerning Alexander Onishchenko have been completed. There is permission for his conviction in absentia".
People's Deputy Igor Kononenko confirmed the interrogation, but did not give details.
According to Alexei Goncharenko, Deputy Chairman of “Block of Petro Poroshenko”, Kononenko was summoned for questioning as a former representative of the Parliamentary Committee for the Fuel and Energy Complex. It is not known whether other representatives of the party were summoned.